Rowing skiff regatta

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three skiff rowing teams from East Lothian, including one from Dunbar, are taking part in Scotland’s biggest ever St Ayles skiff coastal rowing regatta at The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival will this summer.

The local community rowing crews will battle it out with 16 other wooden boats from around the country in a bid to be crowned kings and queens of the waves.

The festival, is now in its nineteenthth year, and takes place in the village of Portsoy on the north-east coast of Scotland on June 23 and 24. It is the country’s biggest celebration of maritime culture and heritage and maintains the early 20th century tradition of coastal community rowing.